GREENVILLE, SC (11/09/2018)-- Abigail Harris of Mullica Hill was recently named to the 2018 Bob Jones University Symphony Orchestra (BJUSO).
Harris is a Freshman majoring in Communication Disorders.
The mission of the BJUSO, one of three orchestras at BJU, is to inspire artistic excellence in performance as a display of God's glory and His gifts to man. Auditions are open to all students at the university, regardless of academic major.
"We've had a spectacular start to the season with our Symphonic Hollywood concert," said conductor Dr. Michael Moore. "I'm so proud of our student musicians and just so grateful for the privilege of making music with these young artists."
The 70-member symphony has a long, rich tradition of presenting masterworks from the orchestral repertoire. Students also have the opportunity to explore a wide variety of chamber works, opera, musical theatre, symphonic pops, and sacred music literature.
The 2018-2019 season's performances include Symphonic Hollywood with guest conductor Richard Kaufman and hornist James Thatcher Oct. 25 and Vivaldi's Four Seasons with David Kim, concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra, on Jan. 31. The BJUSO will conclude the season with a performance of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 1 ("Titan") on Apr. 25.
Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University provides an outstanding regionally accredited Christian liberal arts education purposely designed to inspire a lifelong pursuit of learning, loving and leading.
BJU offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, health sciences, and business.
BJU has nearly 3,000 students from nearly every state and more than 40 countries. We are committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all we do.